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Jodi Saeland

Jodi Saeland is a part-time KSL Meteorologist and full-time Mom of an eight-year-old daughter and six-year-old son. Follow Jodi as she explores the trials and triumps of skiing with your kids. Gain practical real-world advice on how to pack, dress, communicate and ski with your kids on Utah's famous slopes. How to be a skier while having an avid, excited budding snowboarder!

With her experience as a meteorologist, Jodi shares a bit of knowledge about Utah’s weather forecasts and The Greatest Snow on Earth®

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Tips for spring skiing and a little GoPro video from a 7 year old!

by Mountain Mama

March 25 2015    0 Comments

Preparing for a day of spring skiing can be a little tricky. It starts out cold and then warms up. Do you layer? Do you wear warmer pants? Will the afternoon clouds roll in? Helpful tips for the kids...

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Brian Head terrain parks for all ages!

by Mountain Mama

March 18 2015    0 Comments

Terrain parks tend to attract everyone-well maybe not me-but most all kids and young adults for sure. The key is getting the kids "used" to jumping and going over the rollers safely for their age. Brian Head has a couple of options to get the kids used to the parks and step up in jump size and difficulty.

Family and Kids Snowboarding

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Childcare on the slopes!

by Mountain Mama

March 9 2015    0 Comments

I love my kids, I love skiing with them and playing in the snow. But, there are times when it would be nice to have a little quiet time on the slopes and even go out to dinner. Mom and Dad need a vacation too, here are resort childcare options around the state.

Family and Kids Planning Resorts

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Let it snow!

by Mountain Mama

February 27 2015    0 Comments

It's no secret the Eastern US has been buried this winter while the west has been a little quiet. However, when asked how is the snow? You know, it is fine! There was a storm dumping over a foot of snow last weekend and now...the pattern is changing!

Weather

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"It just takes practice." Advice from a 7 year old snowboarder!

by Mountain Mama

February 16 2015    4 Comments

You have probably heard this before, "I want my child to ski before they snowboard." The question is why? It isn't necessary, but definitely takes more patience. My son decided to snowboard at 4 years old and never looked back. Here's his advice for kids out there.

Family and Kids Locals Snowboarding

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